For our second blogger spotlight, we present to you the Gawker
of St. Louis, Mike Flynn of gossip blog Punching Kitty
. (Read our feature story on thirteen bloggers we love
, published this week.) Below, Flynn shares his favorite posts from his gossip blog.
Go to our favorite blogger archive page
to see more local bloggers' all-time favorite posts.
*Meet these bloggers in-person for our first-ever RFT
happy hour at 5 p.m. on Friday at Blueberry Hill on Delmar. (We've
conveniently scheduled it at 5 p.m. for your sake: you have a legit
reason to cut work early!)*
Photo: Emily Good
Mike Flynn of Punching Kitty blogs on the sidewalk of the Loop, proving that blogging is one step above homelessness.
- Is Dairy Queen Sponsoring a Reefer Bash?
This, along with its sequel (http://punchingkitty.com/2009/09/29/dairy-queens-reefer-bash-2-the-electric-boogaloo/), was based off of tips from a reader and the whole thing is so delightfully insane. Oh and we taught our readers about the power of adding the number 69 to things to make them more awesome.
- Punching Kitty Finds Six Sitcoms Based in Missouri
This was just a fun post that still gets a lot of traffic that all came about because I was swearing up and down that there was an old TGIF show that was based in St. Louis. Few believed me, but I swore I remembered it. I was right. I'm awesome like that.
- 10 St. Louis Tips for the Hollidays
This post closed out our successful "Matt Holliday Day" on Punching Kitty not too long ago and I like to think not only helped Matt and his family but other families coming to our fair town because someone offered them an extreme amount of money, or conversely were told they are no longer allowed in or near Chicago.